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Higher body weight linked with severe COVID-19 risk: Lancet study

People who were underweight (BMI less than 18.5) also experienced worse outcomes from COVID-19.

Obese people at higher risk of a more severe COVID-19 infection: Study

While obese people are at a higher risk of developing a more serious infection, there is no increased risk of death.

‘Wearable fitness trackers, step counters help overweight to shed pounds’

Fitness trackers and step counters seem to motivate users to meet their physical activity goals.

Lower stress levels lead to lesser consumption of fast food

The research is published in a recent issue of the journal Nutrients.

Hard playing catch up with fitness resolutions?

In the generation we are living in, approximately 2.1 billion people are overweight or obese, which means, obesity is a very common condition globally.

Plant-based diet ramps up metabolism, according to new study

The study also offered new insight into the link between fat within the cells and insulin resistance.

Poor facing more risks from coronavirus due to malnutrition: Report

"COVID-19 exposes the vulnerability and weaknesses of our already fragile food systems which is already stressed by increasing climate extremes.”

Healthy eating in childhood cuts heart disease risk later

Imposing rigid, authoritarian rules around eating and using tactics such as rewards or punishments may feel like successful tactics in the short term.

UK doctor alerts Indians to poor diet link with COVID-19 deaths

Western countries such as the US and the UK have seen some of the highest death rates from COVID-19 in the world, which are likely to correlate with unhealthy lifestyles.

Virus appears to strike men, overweight people harder

According to preliminary data of outcomes for those patients who had either recovered or died of COVID-19 in the period before April 3, obese patients were also less likely to recover after receiving critical care.

Coronavirus appears to strike men, overweight people harder

What first began to appear as a pattern in China, where the virus emerged at the end of last year, has echoed through hospitals in Europe and the United States as the pandemic spreads.

Early bedtime may help children maintain healthy weight

In the study of 1,258 Indigenous Australian children were picked with an average age of 6 years

31% Goa IT workers battle hypertension, 40% overweight, says Study

A majority of the 118 surveyed employees 63 (53.4 per cent) had normal range body mass index, seven (5.9 per cent ) were underweight, 40 (33.9 per cent) overweight, six (5.1 per cent) class I obesity and two (1.7 per cent ) class II obesity

KIMS- Livlife Centre urges students to opt for healthier life

Overweight children are more prone to health conditions like obesity, dyslipidemia (abnormal cholesterol levels), hypertension, diabetes, etc. in early adulthood.

Proximity to food joints puts children at higher risk of being obese: Study

For every half or full block farther away from that students lived from unhealthy food sources, obesity figures dropped from between 1 per cent to more than 4 per cent, depending on the type of food outlet.

This State in the USA is the fattest

According to personal finance site WalletHub' s  '2019's the Fattest States in America' report, Mississippi was rated the fattest state in America, mainly due to having the highest prevalence of children and adults who are overweight and obese.

Drinking soft drinks linked to obesity, tooth wear

According to the study, tooth wear is ranked as the third most important dental condition, after cavities and gum disease and the consumption of acidic food and drink is a leading cause of this.

Watch your weight before 40, else face cancer risk

Obese participants (BMI over 30) at the first and second health examination had the highest risk of developing obesity-related cancer, compared to participants with normal BMI.

39 million people suffer from hunger in Latin America: FAO

"We have a target of .. eradicating malnutrition in all of its forms, and currently one of its expressions is that in many countries there's a combination of simultaneous problems."

Ridicule demotivates kids from losing kilos

Teasing associated with more weight gain in children

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